Are you travelling to Argentina? This South American country offers a variety of top sights and experiences to enchant visitors. Here are some highlights to get you in the mood, plus other useful information:
  • Argentina’s top attractions include the capital city Buenos Aires and Torres de Paine National Park in the Patagonia region.
  • The official currency of Argentina is the peso (currency code: ARS). That said, it’s common to buy and sell here in US dollars too.
  • The main international airport in this country is Ministro Pistarini International Airport. This is located in Ezeiza, about 32 km (20 miles) outside of Buenos Aires.
  • Argentina’s cuisine includes ‘parrillada’ (barbeque grill) and ‘empanadas’ (pastries with a variety of fillings). Meanwhile, the typical drink is a tea called ‘mate’.
  • The official language of Argentina is Spanish, and this is spoken throughout the country. That said, you may hear a variety of tongues here, such as English, Arabic, Italian, German, and French too.
  • Argentina’s international dial code is +54. You may find this useful, if you need to reserve a hotel or an attraction ahead of arriving here.
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